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Re: 3rd person singular neutral X 3rd person plural ?

On 5/15/08, Andre Felipe Machado <andremachado@techforce.com.br> wrote:
> Hello,
> Trying to improve the guidelines for Debian Times [0], I ask about the
> best way to write the prs (do not apply to the other kinds of texts)
> A- third person singular neutral (it, the Debian Project)
> B- third person plural (they, the Debian Project)
> Regards.
> Andre Felipe

I don't have any style guides to back me up (yet), but plural just
doesn't sound right, so I'd go for singular neutral.

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